Tag: "young" at medical news
The Risks Of Vitamin D Deficiency
... study, the worst vitamin D deficiency was seen in young
persons -- especially women of childbearing age.Th... with adverse fetal effects or neonatal illnesses, young
adults not developing optimal bone mass, and older adults experiencing osteoporotic fractures. Vita...
Identifying Heart Disease Early
A new study shows young
adults who have poor functioning of a key heart measure may be more likely to develop deadly blockages in their arteries.// The researchers looked specifically at how the functioning of the inner layer of blood vessels in the arteries, called endoth...
Age Matters in Kidney Matching
...sity of Florida in Gainesville found that, pairing young
kidneys with young
recipients could actually potentially extend a young
patient's life by more than two years. Accord...
The Risks Of Childhood Weight Gain
...he participants at childhood with data obtained at young
adulthood. Results showed body mass index scores correlated with heart size. Participants who had the highest BMI levels in childhood also had the largest hearts. Researchers also note half of the obese adults were also obese as children. Thus resea...
Genes Linked To Cigarette Addiction
A new study suggests young
people are more likely to become addicted to cigarettes if they carry a specific form of a gene // that helps clear nicotine out of the liver. Those with the inactive form of the CYP2A6 gene were about three-times more likely to get hooked on the ha...
Marijuana Use Could Result In Psychosis
Adolescents and young
adults who frequently use marijuana may be increas...ings of a recent study. The study involved 2,437 young
people between ages 14 and 24 for four years. Participants were examined for substance use, predispo...
The Link Between Eye Disease And Sleepiness
..., and their results were compared with those of 12 young
subjects with normal sight. Researchers discovered those with optic nerve disease were 20-times more likely to have daytime sleepiness than those with normal sight. Additionally, the people with optic nerve damage were nine-times more likely to suffe...
Understanding The Harmful Effects Of Radiation Exposure
...ay the risks and benefits of using CT scanning for young
children need to be re-evaluated.// Researchers fr...ers also studied school attendance records for the young
men. Results of the study showed boys who received increasing doses of radiation in the front and b...
Less Sleep Could Lead To Weight Gain
... An investigation was conducted among 12 healthy young
men whose hormone levels and appetites were measured before the study started, after they had slept about four hours a night for two nights, and after they had slept about 10 hours a night for two nights. Levels of leptin, which sends a signal of ful...
The Risks Of Fast Food Consumption
...stance over 15 years. The diets of more than 3,000 young
adults were assessed . It was observed that chang...iations with weight gain and insulin resistance in young
black and white adults and that fast food consumption can be linked to adverse health outcomes . Thu...
Reducing Blood Pressure in Women By Increasing Folate
...ring blood pressure and preventing hypertension in young
Migraines Found To Increase Stroke Risk
... the role of migraine in precipitating a stroke in young
adults appears to be independent from the usual risk factors and from the consumption of wine, cigarettes, and the contraceptive pills....
No “ Lower Limit “ To The Age At Which Children Can Learn New Wors
...ords and they encourage , parents to talk to their young
children, even more than they already d....
Reducing Corticosteriod Use In Asthmatics
...ergic reactions), decreased incidents of asthma in young
children by about 32 percent while also reducing corticosteroid use . Researchers conducted a one-year study involving 549 children from 68 sites in 23 countries. In the study, 278 of the children received low-dose montelukast once a day for 12 mont...
The Effectiveness Of The Flu Vaccine For Kids Questioned
...In conclusion researchers say immunization of very young
children has not shown convincing evidence that vaccines can reduce mortality, hospital admissions, serious complications, and community transmission of influenza hence they say that further study should be done to study the outcomes of vaccinating c...
Improving Lighting Could Bring About A Change In Alzheimer's Patients
...r people need three- to five-times more light than young
adults. Studies have shown that one can improve their mood and sleep patterns most by going outside shortly after they wake up. Besides researchers say natural sunlight is the cheapest way to get more light because even on a cloudy day, natural sunli...
Sleepiness May Be Associated With Visual Impairment
..., and their results were compared with those of 12 young
subjects with normal sight. It was discovered that those with optic nerve disease were 20-times more likely to have daytime sleepiness than those with normal sight and people with optic nerve damage were nine-times more likely to suffer sleepiness th...
Elderly people with chronic pain can use narcotics safely
...e show less risk of opioids doses from rising than young
adults. The results of this study will be seen in the new issue of the journal Anesthesia and Analgesia....
MRI screenings may be better to identify breast cancer
... for breast cancer from early adulthood. Screening young
women for this purpose is done more accurately by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans as dense breast tissues reduce effects of mammography at this age. Researchers had studied 649 women in the age group of 35 to 49 years with a family history of...
Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide
...posure to carbon monoxide can damage// the ears of young
children. Carbon monoxide enters into the atmosph...and cause permanent damage to hearing abilities of young
rats. Carbon monoxide at the exposure limit of 0.0025% in air can cause oxidative stress for the chi...
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